Elizabeth “Betty” Baldwin Taylor

Published 4:11 pm Thursday, June 27, 2013

JUNE 27 – Elizabeth “Betty” Baldwin Taylor of Farmville died at home Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Born on High Street to Frank Grayson Baldwin and Caroline Kyle Baldwin, she resided on High Street for the full ninety years of her dignified and gracious life.

A graduate of Farmville High School, she attended the State Teachers College at Farmville (now Longwood)

She was a lifetime member of Johns Memorial Episcopal Church. She was a founder and advocate of the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. A member of the Judith Randolph Longwood Chapter DAR, she was an avid bridge player, talented knitter and a charter member of the Third Thursday Book Club.

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Mrs. Taylor is survived by a son, Robert “Bob” Edward Taylor Jr. (Martha Johns); daughter, Caroline Taylor Stowers (Alan); daughter, Elizabeth Taylor Carter (Baxter); grandchildren, Ellen Taylor Hewit (Tad), Harriet Taylor Vincent (Brian), Robert Carlsen Stowers, and James Baxter Carter Jr.; and great-grandchildren, Britton Hartley Hewit, Martha Lucy Vincent, and Caroline Zollicoffer Hewit.

A visitation with be held on Friday from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at Puckett Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held at Johns Memorial Episcopal Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Westview Cemetary.

The family requests that donations be made to Johns Memorial Episcopal Church of Farmville or Special Olympics Virginia Area 6 of Richmond.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com